1. 29 Aug, 2012 1 commit
  2. 28 Aug, 2012 1 commit
  3. 23 Jul, 2012 2 commits
    • Simon Peyton Jones's avatar
      Numerous small changes to the constraint solver · 9c0a6bbb
      Simon Peyton Jones authored
      The main thing is that we now keep unsolved Derived constraints in the
      wc_flats of a WantedConstraints, rather than discarding them each time.
      This actually fixes a poential (admittedly obscure) bug, when we currently
      discard a superclass constraint, and may never re-generate it, and may
      thereby miss a functional dependency.
      
      Instead, reportErrors filters out Derived constraints that we don't want
      to report.
      
      The other changes are all small refactorings following our walk-through.
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  4. 19 Jul, 2012 1 commit
  5. 13 Jun, 2012 1 commit
    • Simon Peyton Jones's avatar
      Simplify the implementation of Implicit Parameters · 5a8ac0f8
      Simon Peyton Jones authored
      This patch re-implements implicit parameters via a class
      with a functional dependency:
      
          class IP (n::Symbol) a | n -> a where
            ip :: a
      
      This definition is in the library module GHC.IP. Notice
      how it use a type-literal, so we can have constraints like
         IP "x" Int
      Now all the functional dependency machinery works right to make
      implicit parameters behave as they should.
      
      Much special-case processing for implicit parameters can be removed
      entirely. One particularly nice thing is not having a dedicated
      "original-name cache" for implicit parameters (the nsNames field of
      NameCache).  But many other cases disappear:
      
        * BasicTypes.IPName
        * IPTyCon constructor in Tycon.TyCon
        * CIPCan constructor  in TcRnTypes.Ct
        * IPPred constructor  in Types.PredTree
      
      Implicit parameters remain special in a few ways:
      
       * Special syntax.  Eg the constraint (IP "x" Int) is parsed
         and printed as (?x::Int).  And we still have local bindings
         for implicit parameters, and occurrences thereof.
      
       * A implicit-parameter binding  (let ?x = True in e) amounts
         to a local instance declaration, which we have not had before.
         It just generates an implication contraint (easy), but when
         going under it we must purge any existing bindings for
         ?x in the inert set.  See Note [Shadowing of Implicit Parameters]
         in TcSimplify
      
       * TcMType.sizePred classifies implicit parameter constraints as size-0,
         as before the change
      
      There are accompanying patches to libraries 'base' and 'haddock'
      
      All the work was done by Iavor Diatchki
      5a8ac0f8
  6. 08 Jun, 2012 1 commit
    • dimitris's avatar
      Significant refactoring of TcSimplify, in particular simplifyInfer and · 3891a056
      dimitris authored
      simplifyTop, code beautification etc. Important things:
      
      (a) New top-level defaulting plan, gotten rid of the SimplContext field.
          See Note [Top-level Defaulting Plan]
      
      (b) Serious bug fix in the floatEqualities mechanism
          See Note [Extra TcS Untouchables],[Float Equalities out of Implications]
      
      The changes are mostly confined in TcSimplify but there is a
      simplification wave affecting other modules as well.
      3891a056
  7. 16 May, 2012 1 commit
  8. 11 May, 2012 1 commit
    • Simon Peyton Jones's avatar
      Refactor LHsTyVarBndrs to fix Trac #6081 · fc8959ac
      Simon Peyton Jones authored
      This is really a small change, but it touches a lot of files quite
      significantly. The real goal is to put the implicitly-bound kind
      variables of a data/class decl in the right place, namely on the
      LHsTyVarBndrs type, which now looks like
      
        data LHsTyVarBndrs name
          = HsQTvs { hsq_kvs :: [Name]
                   , hsq_tvs :: [LHsTyVarBndr name]
            }
      
      This little change made the type checker neater in a number of
      ways, but it was fiddly to push through the changes.
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  9. 09 May, 2012 2 commits
  10. 07 May, 2012 1 commit
    • Simon Peyton Jones's avatar
      Yet another major refactoring of the constraint solver · dd7522c3
      Simon Peyton Jones authored
      This is the result of Simon and Dimitrios doing a code walk through.
      There is no change in behaviour, but the structure is much better.
      Main changes:
      
      * Given constraints contain an EvTerm not an EvVar
      
      * Correspondingly, TcEvidence is a recursive types that uses
        EvTerms rather than EvVars
      
      * Rename CtFlavor to CtEvidence
      
      * Every CtEvidence has a ctev_pred field.  And use record fields
        consistently for CtEvidence
      
      * The solved-constraint fields of InertSet (namely inert_solved and
        inert_solved_funeqs) contain CtEvidence, not Ct
      
      There is a long cascade of follow-on changes.
      dd7522c3
  11. 27 Apr, 2012 1 commit
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  14. 16 Apr, 2012 1 commit
    • Simon Peyton Jones's avatar
      Simplify the typechecking of RULES · 5aa1ae24
      Simon Peyton Jones authored
      Not only does this fix Trac #5853, but it also eliminate
      the horrid SimplEqsOnly part of the constraint simplifier.
      
      The new plan is described in TcRules
       Note [Simplifying RULE constraints]
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  15. 10 Apr, 2012 2 commits
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  22. 02 Mar, 2012 1 commit
    • Simon Peyton Jones's avatar
      Hurrah! This major commit adds support for scoped kind variables, · 3bf54e78
      Simon Peyton Jones authored
      which (finally) fills out the functionality of polymorphic kinds.
      It also fixes numerous bugs.
      
      Main changes are:
      
      Renaming stuff
      ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
      * New type in HsTypes:
           data HsBndrSig sig = HsBSig sig [Name]
        which is used for type signatures in patterns, and kind signatures
        in types.  So when you say
             f (x :: [a]) = x ++ x
        or
             data T (f :: k -> *) (x :: *) = MkT (f x)
        the signatures in both cases are a HsBndrSig.
      
      * The [Name] in HsBndrSig records the variables bound by the
        pattern, that is 'a' in the first example, 'k' in the second,
        and nothing in the third.  The renamer initialises the field.
      
      * As a result I was able to get rid of
           RnHsSyn.extractHsTyNames :: LHsType Name -> NameSet
        and its friends altogether.  Deleted the entire module!
        This led to some knock-on refactoring; in particular the
        type renamer now returns the free variables just like the
        term renamer.
      
      Kind-checking types: mainly TcHsType
      ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
      A major change is that instead of kind-checking types in two
      passes, we now do one. Under the old scheme, the first pass did
      kind-checking and (hackily) annotated the HsType with the
      inferred kinds; and the second pass desugared the HsType to a
      Type.  But now that we have kind variables inside types, the
      first pass (TcHsType.tc_hs_type) can go straight to Type, and
      zonking will squeeze out any kind unification variables later.
      
      This is much nicer, but it was much more fiddly than I had expected.
      
      The nastiest corner is this: it's very important that tc_hs_type
      uses lazy constructors to build the returned type. See
      Note [Zonking inside the knot] in TcHsType.
      
      Type-checking type and class declarations: mainly TcTyClsDecls
      ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
      I did tons of refactoring in TcTyClsDecls.  Simpler and nicer now.
      
      Typechecking bindings: mainly TcBinds
      ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
      I rejigged (yet again) the handling of type signatures in TcBinds.
      It's a bit simpler now.  The main change is that tcTySigs goes
      right through to a TcSigInfo in one step; previously it was split
      into two, part here and part later.
      
      Unsafe coercions
      ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
      Usually equality coercions have exactly the same kind on both
      sides.  But we do allow an *unsafe* coercion between Int# and Bool,
      say, used in
          case error Bool "flah" of { True -> 3#; False -> 0# }
      -->
          (error Bool "flah") |> unsafeCoerce Bool Int#
      
      So what is the instantiation of (~#) here?
         unsafeCoerce Bool Int# :: (~#) ??? Bool Int#
      I'm using OpenKind here for now, but it's un-satisfying that
      the lhs and rhs of the ~ don't have precisely the same kind.
      
      More minor
      ~~~~~~~~~~
      * HsDecl.TySynonym has its free variables attached, which makes
        the cycle computation in TcTyDecls.mkSynEdges easier.
      
      * Fixed a nasty reversed-comparison bug in FamInstEnv:
        @@ -490,7 +490,7 @@ lookup_fam_inst_env' match_fun one_sided ie fam tys
           n_tys = length tys
           extra_tys = drop arity tys
           (match_tys, add_extra_tys)
      -       | arity > n_tys = (take arity tys, \res_tys -> res_tys ++ extra_tys)
      +       | arity < n_tys = (take arity tys, \res_tys -> res_tys ++ extra_tys)
              | otherwise     = (tys,            \res_tys -> res_tys)
      3bf54e78
  23. 01 Mar, 2012 1 commit
    • Simon Marlow's avatar
      GHCi: add :seti, for options that apply only at the prompt (#3217) · 2e55760b
      Simon Marlow authored
      GHCi now maintains two DynFlags: one that applies to whole modules
      loaded with :load, and one that applies to things typed at the prompt
      (expressions, statements, declarations, commands).
      
        The :set command modifies both DynFlags.  This is for backwards
        compatibility: users won't notice any difference.
      
        The :seti command applies only to the interactive DynFlags.
      
      Additionally, I made a few changes to ":set" (with no arguments):
      
        * Now it only prints out options that differ from the defaults,
          rather than the whole list.
      
        * There is a new variant, ":set -a" to print out all options (the
          old behaviour).
      
        * It also prints out language options.
      
      e.g.
      
      Prelude> :set
      options currently set: none.
      base language is: Haskell2010
      with the following modifiers:
        -XNoDatatypeContexts
        -XNondecreasingIndentation
      GHCi-specific dynamic flag settings:
      other dynamic, non-language, flag settings:
        -fimplicit-import-qualified
      warning settings:
      
      ":seti" (with no arguments) does the same as ":set", but for the
      interactive options.  It also has the "-a" option.
      
      The interactive DynFlags are kept in the InteractiveContext, and
      copied into the HscEnv at the appropriate points (all in HscMain).
      
      There are some new GHC API operations:
      
      -- | Set the 'DynFlags' used to evaluate interactive expressions.
      setInteractiveDynFlags :: GhcMonad m => DynFlags -> m ()
      
      -- | Get the 'DynFlags' used to evaluate interactive expressions.
      getInteractiveDynFlags :: GhcMonad m => m DynFlags
      
      -- | Sets the program 'DynFlags'.
      setProgramDynFlags :: GhcMonad m => DynFlags -> m [PackageId]
      
      -- | Returns the program 'DynFlags'.
      getProgramDynFlags :: GhcMonad m => m DynFlags
      
      Note I have not completed the whole of the plan outlined in #3217 yet:
      when in the context of a loaded module we don't take the interactive
      DynFlags from that module.  That needs some more refactoring and
      thinking about, because we'll need to save and restore the original
      interactive DynFlags.
      
      This solves the immediate problem that people are having with the new
      flag checking in 7.4.1, because now it is possible to set language
      options in ~/.ghci that do not affect loaded modules and thereby cause
      recompilation.
      2e55760b
  24. 17 Feb, 2012 1 commit
  25. 16 Feb, 2012 1 commit
    • Simon Peyton Jones's avatar
      Tidy up the canonicaliser · ee1a35ad
      Simon Peyton Jones authored
      I have forgotten what the original driver for this change was.
      There is quite a bit of refactoring in TcCanonical; the rest
      is minor.
      ee1a35ad
  26. 19 Jan, 2012 1 commit
  27. 12 Jan, 2012 1 commit
    • Simon Peyton Jones's avatar
      Implememt -fdefer-type-errors (Trac #5624) · 5508ada4
      Simon Peyton Jones authored
      This patch implements the idea of deferring (most) type errors to
      runtime, instead emitting only a warning at compile time.  The
      basic idea is very simple:
      
       * The on-the-fly unifier in TcUnify never fails; instead if it
         gets stuck it emits a constraint.
      
       * The constraint solver tries to solve the constraints (and is
         entirely unchanged, hooray).
      
       * The remaining, unsolved constraints (if any) are passed to
         TcErrors.reportUnsolved.  With -fdefer-type-errors, instead of
         emitting an error message, TcErrors emits a warning, AND emits
         a binding for the constraint witness, binding it
         to (error "the error message"), via the new form of evidence
         TcEvidence.EvDelayedError.  So, when the program is run,
         when (and only when) that witness is needed, the program will
         crash with the exact same error message that would have been
         given at compile time.
      
      Simple really.  But, needless to say, the exercise forced me
      into some major refactoring.
      
       * TcErrors is almost entirely rewritten
      
       * EvVarX and WantedEvVar have gone away entirely
      
       * ErrUtils is changed a bit:
           * New Severity field in ErrMsg
           * Renamed the type Message to MsgDoc (this change
             touches a lot of files trivially)
      
       * One minor change is that in the constraint solver we try
         NOT to combine insoluble constraints, like Int~Bool, else
         all such type errors get combined together and result in
         only one error message!
      
       * I moved some definitions from TcSMonad to TcRnTypes,
         where they seem to belong more
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  28. 03 Jan, 2012 1 commit
    • Simon Peyton Jones's avatar
      Major refactoring of CoAxioms · 98a642cf
      Simon Peyton Jones authored
      This patch should have no user-visible effect.  It implements a
      significant internal refactoring of the way that FC axioms are
      handled.  The ultimate goal is to put us in a position to implement
      "pattern-matching axioms".  But the changes here are only does
      refactoring; there is no change in functionality.
      
      Specifically:
      
       * We now treat data/type family instance declarations very,
         very similarly to types class instance declarations:
      
         - Renamed InstEnv.Instance as InstEnv.ClsInst, for symmetry with
           FamInstEnv.FamInst.  This change does affect the GHC API, but
           for the better I think.
      
         - Previously, each family type/data instance declaration gave rise
           to a *TyCon*; typechecking a type/data instance decl produced
           that TyCon.  Now, each type/data instance gives rise to
           a *FamInst*, by direct analogy with each class instance
           declaration giving rise to a ClsInst.
      
         - Just as each ClsInst contains its evidence, a DFunId, so each FamInst
           contains its evidence, a CoAxiom.  See Note [FamInsts and CoAxioms]
           in FamInstEnv.  The CoAxiom is a System-FC thing, and can relate any
           two types, whereas the FamInst relates directly to the Haskell source
           language construct, and always has a function (F tys) on the LHS.
      
         - Just as a DFunId has its own declaration in an interface file, so now
           do CoAxioms (see IfaceSyn.IfaceAxiom).
      
         These changes give rise to almost all the refactoring.
      
       * We used to have a hack whereby a type family instance produced a dummy
         type synonym, thus
            type instance F Int = Bool -> Bool
         translated to
            axiom FInt :: F Int ~ R:FInt
            type R:FInt = Bool -> Bool
         This was always a hack, and now it's gone.  Instead the type instance
         declaration produces a FamInst, whose axiom has kind
            axiom FInt :: F Int ~ Bool -> Bool
         just as you'd expect.
      
       * Newtypes are done just as before; they generate a CoAxiom. These
         CoAxioms are "implicit" (do not generate an IfaceAxiom declaration),
         unlike the ones coming from family instance declarations.  See
         Note [Implicit axioms] in TyCon
      
      On the whole the code gets significantly nicer.  There were consequential
      tidy-ups in the vectoriser, but I think I got them right.
      98a642cf
  29. 22 Dec, 2011 1 commit
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  32. 05 Dec, 2011 1 commit
    • Simon Peyton Jones's avatar
      Allow full constraint solving under a for-all (Trac #5595) · 2e6dcdf7
      Simon Peyton Jones authored
      The main idea is that when we unify
          forall a. t1  ~  forall a. t2
      we get constraints from unifying t1~t2 that mention a.
      We are producing a coercion witnessing the equivalence of
      the for-alls, and inside *that* coercion we need bindings
      for the solved constraints arising from t1~t2.
      
      We didn't have way to do this before.  The big change is
      that here's a new type TcEvidence.TcCoercion, which is
      much like Coercion.Coercion except that there's a slot
      for TcEvBinds in it.
      
      This has a wave of follow-on changes. Not deep but broad.
      
      * New module TcEvidence, which now contains the HsWrapper
        TcEvBinds, EvTerm etc types that used to be in HsBinds
      
      * The typechecker works exclusively in terms of TcCoercion.
      
      * The desugarer converts TcCoercion to Coercion
      
      * The main payload is in TcUnify.unifySigmaTy. This is the
        function that had a gross hack before, but is now beautiful.
      
      * LCoercion is gone!  Hooray.
      
      Many many fiddly changes in conssequence.  But it's nice.
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